Susun Weed

About Susun Weed

Susun Weed, green witch and wise woman, is an extraordinary teacher with a joyous spirit, a powerful presence, and an encyclopedic knowledge of herbs and health. She is the voice of the Wise Woman Way, where common weeds, simple ceremony, and compassionate listening support and nourish health/wholeness/holiness. She has opened hearts to the magic and medicine of the green nations for three decades. Ms. Weed's four herbal.

Visit her site www.susunweed.com for information on her workshops, apprenticeships, correspondence courses and more! Browse the publishing site www.ashtreepublishing.com to learn more about her women's health books.

Venture into the NEW Menopause site www.menopause-metamorphosis.com to learn all about the Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way.

The Wise Woman Way: Leading an Authentic Life

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How do you know if you are leading an authentic life? What is an authentic life?

Let’s work like a sculptor, taking away what isn’t part of what we wish to sculpt. We will get faster results by looking at the negative space – what we don’t want – than by trying to be positive. Instead of focusing on what we want – to be authentic – let’s look at what we don’t want: to be fake, contrived, unoriginal, unreal, a façade, a shell, a mask. And let us ask ourselves what motivates us to lie about who we really are and to hide our authentic self away.

The Wise Woman Way: Midlife Metamorphosis

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Midlife and menopause are opportunities to change the course of our lives. The metamorphosis of menopause can be used a passage to power. Even after menopause, the changes it has wrought in our bodies act as gateways to reach into our most authentic selves, to touch our deepest feelings, and to reveal our finest aspirations.

The Wise Woman Way: Living a Life of Purpose

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Would you rather do a favor for someone or be the object of a pin-up photo? Most of us prefer to be useful rather than decorative. Being useful gives us a purpose. While physical beauty is desirable, we all know that it fades. Our ability to be useful increases with age, however.

The Wise Woman Way: Goddess Time

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Each of us has a Goddess within and it’s time to be that Goddess, now! It’s time for each of us and all of us to embody the Goddess, to be the Goddess. It is time for each of us and all of us to act like the Goddess.

Living A Blissful Life

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The path to a blissful life is the path of least resistance. The way of bliss is the easy way. It is not always easy, however, to follow the path of least resistance and be blissful.

The Wise Woman Way: Food for a Woman’s Soul

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Life is a search for nourishment – physically, emotionally and spiritually. As our bodies need specific nutrients so does a woman’s soul.

Cultivating Gratitude Through Our Breath

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Susun guides readers through a beautiful breath meditation that brings us deeper into the blessings that surround us in nature. Cultivating gratitude begins with a sense of wonder for all the gifts and blessings given to us my Mother Earth.

The Wise Woman Way: Some Change Please

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The soul is adventurous and wants new experiences. The body wants to find a warm, safe space and sit tight. There is no balance between these two different needs, only a dynamic disequilibrium, a flow, a tide that surges and ebbs and is never twice the same. The space between the enticing new thing and the comforting same-old, same-old is transition. And transition can be difficult.

The Wise Woman Way: Living an Exuberant Life

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Can you say “My life is juicy, blissful, abundant, exciting, adventurous, playful, and heartfelt” and feel it in your soul? You may find yourself balking at some of the words and ideas in it. You may even find yourself arguing with yourself as you say it. Discover the power of living with an attitude of gratitude to shift the trajectory of your life.

The Wise Woman Way: Transformation

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The Wise Woman Tradition helps us transmute our problems into allies by changing our attitudes and expectations. This means accepting responsibility, without blame, not for our lives, which are ultimately out of our control, but for our thoughts, attitudes, expectations, and stories. “Rewrite the story of your life,” my mentor Jean Houston insists. The story is the agent of transformation.